Volunteer Opportunities with the Southern New England American Heart Association
To help build awareness and educate the public, as well as raise funds for heart disease and stroke research, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association host many events in your community throughout the year. Contact us at 401-228-2320 or [email protected] at to learn more and get involved!
|Special Event Volunteers Help us with day-of event logistics at some of our signature events such as the Heart Walk, Heart Challenge, Heart Ball, Go Red For Women Luncheon, STEM Goes RED Day and Little Heart Hero Day.
Event Attendee/Participation Sign up or register to be a part of one of our many events from walks and road races to luncheons and galas, which help raise funds for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Go Red Passion Committee Members of this committee serve as the face of the organization through grassroots efforts such as creating, executing and/or assisting with Go Red For Women awareness opportunities and activities throughout the year.
Eat Smart Month Promote healthy eating by making small, healthy changes and raising the awareness of the importance of good nutrition.
Multicultural Committee The Rhode Island Multicultural Leadership Committee (RIMCLC) extends the reach and impact of the American Heart Association in underserved communities. Through education, outreach and community building, RIMCLC strives to bring awareness and improve the health outcomes in these communities.
|National Awareness Days Encourage your company, neighborhood or community to participate in the American Heart Association’s’ national icon days such as Wear Red Day, National Walking Day or National Eating Healthy Day.
You’re the Cure Advocacy Network Urge federal, state and local lawmakers to take action on policy issues that impact the health of our communities such as tobacco regulation, access to quality health care and CPR training in schools. Visit yourethecure.org
Public Spokesperson Share our lifesaving messages as a member of our speakers bureau, media spokesperson or social media supporter/blogger. Heart disease and stroke survivors who share their experiences are especially effective.
Kids Heart Challenge School staff: register your school for this educational fund-raising event at http://american.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge/. Parents: help conduct one of these events at your child’s school.